The purpose of the session is to provide radiologists with specific strategies to prepare for the significant changes on the horizon for the practice of radiology. For example, beginning in 2017, the ordering of advanced imaging exams must be made through a clinical decision support (CDS) tool to qualify for Medicare payment. As part of the MACRA legislation, Medicare also is transitioning their payment model from volume-based to value-based for radiologists and other clinicians. Radiology practices are at various stages of adapting to these changes and the 'Getting Ready for Value-Based Radiology' session will present important information about how radiologists need to prepare now for the changes ahead no matter where the practice is on the continuum of readiness. The session will highlight how participation in the Radiology Support, Communication and Alignment Network (R-SCAN) can significantly position radiologists for success in the future of value-based care. The session will include a case study of an R-SCAN participant, highlight how R-SCAN participation can help prepare ordering clinicians for the advent of CDS, and gain insight about the growing importance of informatics for supporting value-based radiology.
Max Wintermark: Consultant-GE NFL Advisory Board
Gregory Nicola: None
L. Alexandre Frigini: None
Marc Willis: None
Mike Tilkin: None
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